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Europa Re-Enactment Association Inc. are a living history group based at Springwood in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. The group focus on the period of Viking rule of the city of Jorvik (York) in northern England from 876-954. They re-enact such…

St David’s Cathedral, Hobart, was designed by English architect George Frederick Bodley (1827-1907) in 1865 in the Gothic Revival style, with further revisions in 1891. As the foundation stone for the Cloisters and Tower were not laid until…

Australian Morris Ring is an organisation that represents Australian Morris dancers. It represents ‘sides’, or Morris dancing teams, in all Australian states and territories except the Northern Territory. The groups perform the Cotswold,…

Longford Morris Dancers are a group of Morris Dancers who, although associated with the town of Longford, rehearse in the city of Launceston in Tasmania. The group perform the Cotswold and Borders (the border between Wales and England) versions of…

The Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd is in the town of Hadspen, Tasmania. Archdeacon Thomas Reibey of Hadspen had the plans for the church drawn up by W.G. & E. Habershon of London and the foundation stone was laid in 1868. Reibey was largely…

‘Alfred Was Great King’ is an anonymous article that appeared in the Charters Towers, Queensland, newspaper The Northern Miner in 1954. The article is about the ninth-century Anglo-Saxon/English king Alfred of Wessex, or Alfred the Great.…

Danelaw Medieval Fighting Society are a New South Wales re-enactment group who own The Danelaw, a 120 acre property in a pine forest between Sydney and Canberra that is used by re-enactment groups. The property includes a fort, axe- and…

These two photographs show the entrance to St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria. The elaborate porch has an arched entrance and includes sculptures of human heads as well as a tracery grill. St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral was designed…